Cheng Sui (1605-1691) was named Mu Qian, also known as Xianmin, and his names were Guqu, Gudaoren, Qingxi Xianmin, etc. He was also signed by Jiangdong Buyi and Yehedao. A native of Shexian County, Anhui Province. Throughout his life, he was good at textual research on epigraphy and had an appreciation for copper and jade. He was rich in collecting, erudite in poetry and prose, and had deep attainments in painting. He was good at writing landscapes with dry brush, which has a unique charm. Cheng Sui was a literary artist with national integrity who was highly accomplished in poetry, calligraphy, painting, and printing. He hated evil as much as his enemies and loved to make friends with benevolent and righteous people. He lived in the turbulent era of the late Ming Dynasty and early Qing Dynasty. He lived in Nanjing for a long time and stayed in Yangzhou after the fall of the Ming Dynasty.